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MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
home mortgage tax deduction, in the romney/ryan tax plan. not enough time. they can't even say if you will pay more or less with their tax plan. well, mitt, i'm sure president obama will give you as many of his minutes as you need to explain it all in wednesday night's debate. >> mitt romney needs a great october. >> we know romney needs a great october. >> to change the course of this campaign. >> the final push is on. >> just days away from the first presidential debate. >> both candidates cramming for the first debate. >> everyone trying to lower expectations. >> franticly spinning to lower expectations. >> >> president obama is an experienced debatetor. >> i'm just okay. >> almost everyone seems to be muting enthusiasm in trying to undersell thvernlths is mitt's first time. >> i don't buy that. >> chris christie is taking a different tack. >> we have a candidate who is going to do extraordinary well on wednesday night. come thursday morning when we get to thursday morning, the entire narrative of this race is going to change. >> this is mitt's first time. >> are you stupid? >> ove
Comedy Central
Oct 2, 2012 1:30am PDT
wallace drilling ryan over romney's proposed 20% across account board tax cut. >> the obama camp says independent groups say if you cut those tax rates for everybody 20%, it costs $5 trillion over ten years, true? >> not in the least bit true. >> stephen: true, not true, who cares? (laughter) it's over ten years. romney and ryan will only be in office for eight of those. let president bachmann worry about it in 2020. that is what hindsight is for. but folks, just listen to this pit bull. >> how much would it cost. >> it's revenue neutral. >> i'm talking about the cut, we'll get to the deductions. >> the cut in tax rates is lower all american tax rate by 20%. >> how much does that cost. >> it's revenue neutral. >> stephen: okay, revenue neutral, chris. but for some reason wallace wouldn't take no answer for an answer. (laughter) jim? >> well, it's not revenue neutral unless you take away the deduction. >> let me just -- >> you haven't given me the math. >> well, i don't have-- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> stephen: great answer. (laughter) why-- (cheers an
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
asked about the tax cuts for the millionaires proposed by romney and ryan's budget plans. he was a guest on fox news sunday with chris wallace and the vice presidential candidate made some missteps of his own. >> how much would it cost? >> it's revenue neutral. >> i'm just talking about -- the cut in tax rates. >> the cut in tax rates is lowered for all americans by 20%. it's revenue neutral. >> it's not unless you take away the deductions. we're going to get to that. the first half. lowering the tax rates. does that cost $5 trillion? >> no. >> the master of the power point was having a hard time making a point. let's break down what paul ryan is actually saying here. romney and ryan will give $5 trillion in tax breaks to the wealthiest americans. subtract an unspecified amount of money of unnamed deductions. somehow you're going to get a revenue neutral tax plan. it's a plan so bogus not even a fox news host can understand it. >> you haven't given me the math. >> i don't have the -- it would take me too long to go through the math. >> paul ryan, paul ryan, if you want to be a hear
Comedy Central
Oct 1, 2012 7:30pm PDT
going to be here. here's moment of zen. >> quite a guy, isn't that something? wait a second, romney/ryan, romney/ryan. there we go, all right, that's great. thank you. >> oh, sweet
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
to no idea as to what the romney/ryan plan is actually all about. will an 11-minute period of open discussion tomorrow night prove sufficient for governor romney to, quote, get into all the math? perhaps. but with so many of his own policies and open conflict with one another it seems like the most pressing equation for team romney to solve is whether mitt plus mitt equals one or two. the paradox of the mittens, katrina. >> i mean the romney/ryan campaign so far has been defined by dodge, duck and cover. there's no -- the specifics haven't been there. but you know i think it's wrong to think of mitt romney as his own man. he's a vehicle for a republican party that has become very extremist and a vehicle for a party that also is trying to straddle many different factions and fractions, but extremism has won out. so tomorrow, it's not going to be the lincoln/douglas debates, we'll hear massaged talking points and debates have not been so decisive except when the races are very already tight, kennedy/nixon, gore/bush, but we may well see the narrative of a 1% romney which we've seen r
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of the preparation. given that mr. romney and mr. ryan have given no details but have given a promise that they're going to reduce taxes by 20%, how does mitt romney deal with that tomorrow? what does he actually say that he has previously refused to say on explaining that? >> well, i think it's fascinating that they're treating mitt romney like he's the president and a lot in the media treat president obama like he's the challenger. what president george w. bush did when he was governor of texas is said i want to reduce taxes across the board and i want to make sure we have a balanced budget. he wasn't very specific during the campaign, and when he became president, he released a series of principles that went to capitol hill that said these are the measures that meet my -- >> here is the problem with that though, ron. people who have assessed his mathematics have deemed them to be completely impossible. michael, this is just in from mitt romney on how he'll pay for his massive 20% across the board tax cut. take a listen. >> everybody is going to get up to a $17,000 deduction
Current
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> caller: when romney named ryan, i told my republican brother-in-law it was over because it is politics 101 you run toward your base in the primary and toward the center in the general. romney did not do that. >> john: i agree. >> caller: it shows his weakness because he kowtowed to his base rather than doing what he was supposed to do. may i say something else? >> john: please. >> caller: if ryan doesn't like collectivist action, why is he working in congress? >> john: oh! >> caller: which is a collectivist body. furthermore, does he want to eliminate the vote because when we vote, we vote collectively to choose our leaders. thank you. >> john: thank you very much. he did throw out his ayn rand kool-aid. do you think ryan was a wise choice? the conventional wisdom seems to be no. it is a great point that the caller made. >> i think the problem with romney and the ryan choice is you could make the argument that hey, they need something bold. you need someone -- a little bit of a different pick to try to figure out a way to win this thing but i think they haven't -- they haven't
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 1:00am EDT
, which is creating more jobs. >> mitt romney, paul ryan avoiding specifics. we will see what happened to mr. romney when asked specifics wednesday night. president obama may get tough questions about how the white house has handled the aftermath of the libya killings. listen to senior campaign advisor david axelrod on "state of the union" with candy crowley. >> the president called it an act of terror the day after it happened but when you're the responsible party, when you're the administration, you have a responsibility to act on what you know and what the intelligence community believes. this is being thoroughly investigated. >> he's saying president obama as early as the morning after the attacks in benghazi identified the killings as an act of terror. in that rose garden speech that he's referring to, however, the president only mentions the word terror once, and it wasn't until the end of that speech. also, it comes after the president speaks in broad terms, mentioning 9/11 and the wars in iraq and afghanistan. you can decide for yourself if his one use of that word terror is di
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
romney campaign has been asked again and again for specifics. here's running mate paul ryan just yesterday on fox news. >> there's been a traditional democrat and republican consensus lowering tax rates by broadening the tax base works. and you can -- >> i have to -- you haven't given me the math. >> well, i don't have -- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> chris wallace kept trying but came away empty-handed. he's not the only one. take a look. >> which of the deductions are you going to be willing to eliminate? which of the tax credits are you going to -- when are you going to be able to tell us that? >> we'll go through that process with congress. >> give me an example of a loophole that you will close. >> i can tell you that people at the high end, high income taxpayers, are going to have fewer deductions and exemptions. >> mitt romney and i based on our experience think the best way to do this is to show the framework, show the outlines of these plans and then to work with congress to do this. >> that's something congress and i will have to work out t
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
romney ryan ticket as one that will address issues and will deliver a plan that has impact on middle class americans, that will bring down taxes for all americans. period. there's only one candidate that's actually talking about raising taxes and there's another candidate, the romney ryan ticket, that will cut taxes for all americans. so i think as we go into this, we'll hear a lot more of that. obviously at the debate and this is the next phase of that campaign. >> mitt romney leads according to our poll, on unemployment and the deficit. let me ask you this, ben, because one thing our viewers may assume is that democratic base is now energized and the convention is now partly responsible for that. recently, jim -- our new poll, how do you feel strength of support, 72% of voters are strongly excited. 74% of obama voters. that's a virtual tie and extremely or very enthusiastic about voting in november, 65% of republicans. 64% of democrats. does that worry you? in '08, part of the reason the president won was his people were way more enthusiastic than john mccain's. >> we heard enthusi
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
romney on wednesday. that's what some say. will it happen and will that attack work? ryan epsilon and roland martin are both here. good to see you both. is that what's happening? is he going to come out, ryan, and say, look, there you go. that famous there you go again. there's another lie or no? >> i think it's unpredictable. i'm not sure if the debate is the right place to do it. after the paul ryan speech, you have the obama campaign referring to the lies in paul ryan's speech and that's echoed by president obama's allies in the media. when you don't have the romney campaign's response robustly. for example, president obama has been running ads claiming that mitt romney's going to race taxes on the middle class. now, mitt romney has never made that claim. this is coming from a report making all kinds of arguments. and he's made all kinds of assumptions that the romney campaign has rejected. >> he's trying to close a lot of loopholes i know he doesn't want to close in order to make that true. >> also puts harvey rosen, you can also generate enough growth to avoid a middle class
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
said in charlotte. >> the romney/ryan tax plan will raise taxes on middle class families with a child, one or more children, by an additional $2,000 a year. all kidding aside, with all the boos, we can stop all that mularkey, this is deadly earnest, man, this is deadly earnest. how they can justify -- how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify raising their taxes with these tax cuts? >> a tweet from mitt romney says this, agreed with @joe biden, the middle class has been buried last four years which is why we need a change in november. let's bring in chief political analyst gloria borger. channel in vice president joe biden right now. what was he trying to say obviously didn't come across as he clearly would like. >> well, what he was clearly trying to say and the obama campaign was quick to point this out is that what he was trying to say is that the middle class was buried urntd george w. bush and that's what started the problems for the middle class and that the obama administration has st
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
room. didn't think they were in within earshot, one of them romney/ryan to their parent and was like, mommy did the girl from "elf" say the f word? material. i learned my lesson. >> jimmy: never curse again. >> never be around children again actually. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i know on the show this season, your parents are going to be introduced on the show and famous actors. >> yeah. we have jamie lee curtis and rob reiner playing my parents. >> jimmy: that's pretty great. >> yeah. we shot with them for the first time today they were awesome. >> jimmy: were you nervous? >> yeah. >> jimmy: did you tell them what to do as much as the director? >> no. i got there like a half hour early. >> jimmy: congratulations on all of the success of the show. called "new girl" and tuesdays at 9:00. zooey deschanel. be right back with maggie grace. it just never ends with you. i feel like if it's not one thing- it's another. well, that ends today. the craftsman c3 line. one battery, more than 30 tools and the power to tackle any job that stands in your way. you're welcome. the c3 line. only from craf
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
clear. >> speaking of choice, has mitt romney's choice of paul ryan paid off? let's ask republican strategist and former gingrich campaign senior advisor david winston and nbc latino contributor, a senior fellow at the university of texas. good morning to both of you. will mitt romney have to and be able to defend paul ryan's budget plan at the debate tomorrow? >> clearly, the selection of paul ryan was an intent to give, sort of fill out this alternative. how was mitt romney going to be an alternative to whatever president obama's policies were. that was a strategic shift from it being just simply a referendum on the president. it's not, it wasn't so much does he have to defend everything paul ryan did? it's how does paul ryan supplement what mitt romney is going to say in terms of how he offers this alternative and what we are going to see in terms of the debate is how the campaign decides to define that. >> paul ryan the last couple of days has taken a lot of criticism for his interview on fox news sunday when chris wallace grilled him how he paid for a 20% tax cut he and mitt r
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
% know the romney-ryan plan would preserve traditional medicare for those 55 and older and retain it as an option for those now younger than that. only about half knew that mitt romn would keep the sh x cu in ple. fewer than half knew that romney and not obama had promised to increase defense spending. only 23% were aware that payroll taxes had decreased during obama's term in office. only slightly more than half knew that paul ryan is the republican vice presidential nominee. the director of the annenberg center, kathleen hall jamieson, our master media decoder is back with us. welcome. >> thank you. >> so who's responsible for the widespread unawareness or ignorance that you report in your survey? is it the candidate, the media, or the voter? >> it's all three. and fortunately, we have the opportunity with presidential debates to do something that reliably increases knowledge. we've been studying presidential debates for a long time as a scholarly community. and to our surprise, we consistently find that those who watch debates, regardless of the level of knowledge they come in wit
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
voting early. you're seeing that more active than from the romney campaign. paul ryan was out in iowa, iowa is a state having some early voting, according to our inbed out there, paul ryan wasn't making the same exhortations to the republicans in his audience to get them to go vote early. you're seeing two strategies by the obama and romney campaigns. >> what else do we learn from the nbc news/"wall street journal" poll in terms of their attitudes towards the debate? >> just on the debate front, as i was kind of saying, bill mcinturf had a conference call with us and saying -- i can't give away the data but unless there is something extraordinary -- >> point out bill is the republican half of the peter hart/mcinturf team, they work for nbc news. >> he was looking at the data and remarkable how stable it is. unless there's something really ka the ta chris mick or jarring it's going to be hard to knock these numbers out of what we've seen. it will be interesting to see the headline of what the split is between president obama and mitt romney. but bill mcinturf the republican pollster wa
Current
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
its devastating for romney and ryan. >> cenk: last word on this, and if noam is right and i've seen the polls, and he is right going further right didn't work. you can't really criticize president from the left, i don't think you can if you're republican. what do they have left? >> they don't have states to run to, and i think they've played that chess game. i think he's inextricably tied to ryan, and i hate to see t but they'll have to double down and have the of a presidential presence. that's what is going to make the difference for romney. the substance isn't. i think seeming presidential, going in as an underdog, which is he is going as president that's the only hope he has. and that's very slim. >> if it's that hopeless in the debate, he may have less hope than i realized. great analysis. now when we come back, there is a new hollywood movie out against teachers' unions. the conservatives have figured it out, go hollywood. this is pretty nefarious. i'll show you the real reason why think made this movie. [ bell ringing ] >> go, we're late, go, g. >> 9 adults in this situation
Current
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
up to five days a week. and the old people get their food. >> stephanie: yeah romney and ryan think that the old people are just hogging all of the food. and i think we need the library to stay open longer you know why? so people can pronounce it library. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: he seemed lovely though. 58 minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ street corner. [♪ theme music ♪] >> stephanie: hello, current tvland. hello birthday girl. ♪ you say it's your birthday ♪ >> stephanie: it's jacki schechner's birthday! >> i have no shame when it comes to my birthday. i'm one of those people that tells everybody the week before, still celebrating the week after, it's all about me today. >> stephanie: the whole audience in seattle burst into happy birthday to me, and i was like how did you know? >> steph and i are doing a secret santa birthday gift exchange tomorrow. >> stephanie: what i got jacki schechner adorbs. it's very cute. >> did you really? >> stephanie: don't spoil the surprise. >> we'll have to talk about it if it's what i t
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney's running mate paul ryan downplayed the debate. >> i don't think one event will make or break the campaign. >> reporter: romney is trailing in the polls in most must-win states. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> in california, 10% of parents exempt their children from the mandatory school vaccinations. yesterday, governor brown signed a new law making vaccine waivers tougher to get. but a last-minute change is giving parents a new out. >> reporter: at tri-valley pediatrics, this 10-month-old is getting a flu shot. his mother talked to the doctor before making her decision. >> we definitely rely on our pediatrician as an expert. we put our son's health in his hands. >> reporter: a new california law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatrician before they are allowed to reject mandatory vaccines. >> overall, i think it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: under current state law, before attending school or daycare, kids are required for certain vaccinations, and kids can opt out filing a personal belief exemption. this law doesn't change that
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. ryan let's listen to paul on fox news sunday talking about expectations of governor romney's debate performance. [video clip] >> i did not think one event will make her break this campaign. president obama is a very gifted speaker. the man has been on the national stage for many years. he has done these debates before. >> 23 debates in the primary. >> people will see who is mitt romney. host: that this paul ryan on "fox news sunday." chris christie raised expectations. how much of this is a planned strategy? how does the media handle the layout that has been prepared as the go into tomorrow night? guest: he wandered off the script. people forget that during the primaries, mitt romney was very tough. he dispatched newt gingrich and rick santorum. it is harder when you're standing up there one by one. that was paul ryan saying let's lower the bar so if romney does reasonably well, people will say, what a surprise. host: james from michigan. caller: the media bias depends which channel you watch. fox news is biased to the conservative point of view. i find it hard to believe that no on
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
response to the romney campaign seeing mitt romney, seeing paul ryan predicting the president to be untruthful? >> that is an interesting talking point coming from candidates whose convention was based on a tripod of lies, talking about a welfare reform attack president clinton called false in the architect of welfare reform called false. blaming the president for the closure of a gm plant that was slated for closure during the previous administration. here are the facts. the $5 trillion tax plan that mitt romney and paul ryan put on the table, you can't pay for it without raising taxes on the middle class and raising taxes on seniors. the same economists who mitt romney referred to to back up his plan said you couldn't pay for it without eliminating the mortgage introduction which many middle class families rely on if they have more specifics, we are interested to hear those tomorrow night. so far we haven't heard how you pay for it without raising taxes on the middle class. >> as we look at a new quinnipiac poll, it's finding more of the majority of americans think the president w
PBS
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
middle class is the result of policies that romney and ryan are supporting. in clinton, iowa, vice presidential nominee paul ryan said a romney administration would help more americans find jobs. >> we have a jobs crisis in america. wouldn't it be nice to have a job creator in the white house? ( applause ) we can't afford four more years. we need a real recovery. take a look at just jobs. we lost 582,000 manufacturing jobs since the president took office. he's offering a new tax increase on our job creators that will cost us 700,000 jobs. we're offering really forms. >> ifill: which candidate has the better plan to get the economy back on track? that's the key question in battleground states like north carolina, which only months ago seemed out of reach for the democrats this year. but it's back in play again. jeffrey brown traveled there to discover why. >> lead the way. brown: 26-year-old dewayne owens who served in the marines and is now a professional mixeded marshal artist usually takes on tougher opponents than your correspondent. >> i see. brown: but this weekend on a break
Current
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
paul ryan's budget. these are the same proven myths and falsehoods that romney is going to say on wednesday night. these are the ones that his surrogates will repeat in the days after, and up to that debate. we are going to continue to focus on this, because we want you to be armed. it is up to us to refute their claims, us being us and you, and thanks to this memo you have a coming up, as you can see anybody with about ten minutes and a strong stomach can debunk mitt romney's myths. the question is will he persist with them during the debate? and why? it's go time. what time is it rob? oh, then it's go. go. go. go time. anybody? anybody? what time is it? oh, right. go time! ♪ >> jennifer: we have been outlining just a few of the ways that mitt romney is going to likely mythologyize his way through wednesday's first presidential debate. and us now is democratic strategy peter fenn. he runs his own firm, fenn communications group. peter thank you for joining us inside "the war room." >> thanks, it's great to be back, jennifer. >> jennifer: do you expect mitt romney to push things
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
. here are the facts. the $5 trillion tax plan that mitt romney and paul ryan put on the table, you can't pay for it without raising taxes on the middle class and raising taxes on seniors. the same economists who mitt romney referred to to back up his plan said you couldn't pay for it without eliminating the mortgage introduction which many middle class families rely on if they have more specifics, we are interested to hear those tomorrow night. so far we haven't heard how you pay for it without raising taxes on the middle class. >> as we look at a new quinnipiac poll, it's finding more of the majority of americans think the president will win the debates. the president has done his best to temper debate expectations looming out there, saying he's just an okay debater. is your campaign worried these high expectations could backfire on the president? >> the president will come into the debates prepared. mitt romney has been preparing for the debates earlier than any candidate we could find on record since july. it took the week of the convention to prepare for the debates. according
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